The One Show

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2020 One Show Public Relations Jury

Melanie Klausner


Red Havas PR

New York

A veteran in the public relations industry, Melanie specializes in results-oriented strategies that maximize brand visibility, special events and media relations. Since 2017, she has provided leadership and counsel to corporate, cause and consumer clients from Red Havas’s New York and Phoenix offices with an emphasis in corporate reputation, issues management, health and wellness, food and beverage, lifestyle and sustainability, leading dynamic programs and award-winning campaigns. During her career, she has worked with top-tier and emerging brands brands including Rioja Wines from Spain, New York State’s Taste NY program, Iovate Brands – Ultra Lean, Hydroxycut and MuscleTech, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, the W Hotel, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Sunfare –personalized healthy meal delivery, Natura Brasil, Kimpton Hotels in NYC, D.C. and Florida; Hyatt Centric Times Square hotel and T-45 Restaurant; Noble House’s Caleo Hotel & Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona; and The W Hotel, Scottsdale. She has also represented top-tier restaurants and emerging beverage brands including Mastro’s Restaurant Group and Eddie V’s Restaurants (now owned by Darden Restaurants Inc.), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Benihana Restaurants, Tequila Cazadores, 901 Silver Tequila and Spring 44 Vodka and Gin, Stags’ Leap, Millbrook Vineyards and Villa Pillo wineries.

Melanie has a forte for developing targeted, results-oriented strategies and creative public relations tactics that bring fresh perspectives to clients and influence media and customers. She has secured client coverage in national outlets including The New York Times, Bloomberg TV, Reuters, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Wine & Spirit, Wine Spectator, Beverage Media, Nation’s Restaurant News and Tasting Panel.




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